[ubuntu-uk] Dirac playback under Ubuntu Edgy

Alan Pope alan at popey.com
Thu Nov 2 21:55:01 GMT 2006

On Thu, Nov 02, 2006 at 09:48:53PM +0000, Rob Beard wrote:
> Hi folks,
> With the discussion about the BBC and open standards, I noticed someone 
> mentioned Dirac.  Its been a while since I looked at their pages and I 
> see there are packages on Edgy for Dirac.  I have installed the packages 
> and downloaded some sample videos but I can't seem to find anything to 
> play them.
> Does anyone know how I can play Dirac files on Edgy?

The dirac downloads page lists a patch for mplayer.


So unless someone has compiled and packaged it then you'd need to go get the mplayer source, 
patch it and compile it yourself.


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